The Capitals of the Danube Three Countries River Cruise

from€1829
for 7 nights

Enjoy a fabulous 7-night river cruise along the Beautiful Blue Danube river through Austria, Slovakia and Hungary visiting magnificent cities including Vienna, Bratislava and Budapest.

What's Included
  • Return flights from Dublin to Vienna
  • All transfers from the airport to the quay to board your river cruiser
  • 7 nights on the 5 star MS Symphonie or 4 star MS Beethoven, based on 2 sharing a main deck cabin
  • Refined French cuisine onboard on a full board basis from Dinner on the 1st day to Breakfast on the last day
  • DRINKS INCLUDED with meals and at the bar
  • Free Wifi in lounge and bar
  • Onboard activities
  • 1 bag prepaid of 20kgs per cabin

Explore the abundant treasures of Austria and Hungary on a unique cruise to discover the secrets of the Danube. Admire the colorful alleys of Bratislava that twist around each other like in a fairy-tale village, and the Puszta, the true soul and heart of Hungary. Visit the Gellert baths, which are full of a wide range of balneotherapy services, but also the Sisi Museum, which puts in comparison myth and truth. There, you will be able to contemplate many personal effects as well as the most famous portraits of the legendary Empress.

Upgrade Options
5* MS Symphonie
Upgrade to upper deck from €225 pp

4* MS Beethoven
Upgrade to Middle from €170 pp
Upgrade to upper from €200 pp
MS Symphonie

RESTAURANT
Located on the upper deck, the restaurant is where all meals are served during your cruise. It seats all guests at tables which vary in size with a panoramic view. The atmosphere is casual but elegant.

RECEPTION DESK
Ideal place to meet before departures of visits or to obtain information from the personnel of board. The souvenir shop is also there, you will find postcards, souvenirs and practical articles.

LOUNGE BAR WITH DANCEFLOOR
The lounge tastefully decorated has panoramic views and is spanning the bow of the ship. Cocktails and games, dancing, and other forms of entertainment all happen here.

FITNESS
Start your day joining us for a morning fitness class on the sun deck.

SUN DECK
Do not miss it to unwind ! It is equipped with recliners and deck chairs, so that you can enjoy the best views of your cruise.

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Prices
Dates Cabin Type Price
08 May 2021 5 Star Symphonie €2199 Book Now
15 May 2021 5 Star Symphonie €2199 Book Now
27 May 2021 4 Star Beethoven €2089 Book Now
10 Jun 2021 4 Star Beethoven €2059 Book Now
14 Jun 2021 5 Star Symphonie €2169 Book Now
21 Jun 2021 5 Star Symphonie €2199 Book Now
24 Jun 2021 4 Star Beethoven €1899 Book Now
28 Jun 2021 5 Star Symphonie €2199 Book Now
01 Jul 2021 4 Star Beethoven €1849 Book Now
05 Jul 2021 5 Star Symphonie €2129 Book Now
08 Jul 2021 4 Star Beethoven €1849 Book Now
12 Jul 2021 5 Star Symphonie €2129 Book Now
15 Jul 2021 4 Star Beethoven €1849 Book Now
19 Jul 2021 5 Star Symphonie €2129 Book Now
22 Jul 2021 4 Star Beethoven €1829 Book Now
26 Jul 2021 5 Star Symphonie €2129 Book Now
26 Jul 2021 4 Star Beethoven €1849 Book Now
02 Aug 2021 5 Star Symphonie €2129 Book Now
05 Aug 2021 4 Star Beethoven €1849 Book Now
16 Aug 2021 5 Star Symphonie €2129 Book Now
19 Aug 2021 4 Star Beethoven €1849 Book Now
26 Aug 2021 4 Star Beethoven €1849 Book Now
30 Aug 2021 5 Star Symphonie €2129 Book Now
09 Sep 2021 4 Star Beethoven €1899 Book Now
16 Sep 2021 4 Star Beethoven €1899 Book Now
23 Sep 2021 4 Star Beethoven €1899 Book Now
30 Sep 2021 4 Star Beethoven €1899 Book Now
Agent
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Booking Remarks
Optional insurance €25 (conditions apply)
A non-refundable, non-transferable booking deposit of €250 per person is required. Full payment if departure within 16 weeks.
Gratuities are not included and are payable at your discretion at the end of your cruise onboard.
Holidays & offers are subject to availability at time of booking
These prices are guidelines only and are subject to change and availability. Pricing will be confirmed at time of booking.
Single Supplement €580
Itinerary
Day 1

Vienna, Austria

Following your flight from Dublin, you will be transferred to the quay to board your ship. After comfortably settling into your cabins, we’ll introduce our crew at a welcome cocktail. Our ship will depart at 8:00 p.m. towards Melk and sail through the night.

Day 2

Melk, Austria

Dürnstein, Austria

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Visit the Melk Abbey. We’ll then cruise up the beautiful Wachau Valley all the way to Dürnstein, passing gothic ruins and picturesque villages along the way. Once we arrive, we’ll take a tour of this charming medieval town with our hostess. We’ll return on board at the end of the afternoon and continue cruising towards Bratislava.

Day 3

Bratislava, Slovakia

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of the capital of Slovakia. The baroque palaces and the beautiful shaded squares make the charm of Bratislava, which Marie-Theresa of Austria used to hold dear.
DISCOVER: Hiking in Bratislava: the Little Carpathians. From Devin Castle, we’ll take in the splendid view of Bratislava.
The afternoon will be spent cruising.

Day 4

Kalocsa, Hungary

Join us on an optional excursion for both packages: the Puszta, its wonderful landscapes and unusual fauna (including a traditional horse show.) The afternoon will be spent cruising towards Budapest, reaching it in the night.

Day 5

Budapest, Hungary

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided tour of Budapest, the metropolis that was once two distinct cities united only in 1873: Buda, on one bank with its rolling hills and valleys; and Pest, on the other, with its flatter landscape offering a panoramic view over the banks of the Danube.
DISCOVERY: Budapest by bike. You’ll see all the important sights of the city on an easy-paced ride, cycling through the historical center of Hungarian culture and many other legendary sites in Budapest.
Join us for the optional excursion: Discover the Gellert Baths and Spa.
In the evening, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Evening of traditional entertainment in Budapest.

Day 6

Budapest, Hungary

Esztergom, Hungary

Once we arrive, enjoy some free time in Esztergom, one of the oldest cities in Hungary. The afternoon will be spent cruising to Vienna. Tonight is our gala evening. Our ship will sail through the night.

Day 7

Vienna, Austria

Join us for the optional excursions proposed:
CLASSIC: Guided visit of Vienna and Schönbrunn Castle.
DISCOVERY: The high art of Viennese living: Music and Viennese cafes. We’ll stroll through the city and visit back stage in the Konzerthaus(2) concert hall. After our tour, enjoy a steaming cup of Vienna Coffee and a delicious pastry.
In the afternoon, join us on an optional excursion for both packages: Guided tour of Hofburg Palace.
In the evening, join us on an optional excursion proposed for both packages: Concert of Viennese music (subject to availability).

Day 8

Vienna, Austria

Enjoy one last buffet breakfast on board before disembarking at 9:00 a.m. You will be transferred to the airport for your flight back to Ireland.

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